Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to Sacramento (SMF)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Iowa to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SMF flight in 2022: compare Iowa to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Iowa to Sacramento?

To save on the cost of your flight from Iowa to Sacramento, book at least 25 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 45% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $475 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $643.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Iowa to Sacramento?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in May. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Sacramento. Flights to Sacramento from Iowa in October are about $418 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $151.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Iowa to Sacramento (IA - SMF)?

When flying from Iowa to Sacramento, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Iowa to Sacramento in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Iowa to SMF flights for August, September
20 Sep - 26 Sep
$147pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
17 Sep - 20 Sep
$148pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
17 Sep - 21 Sep
$157pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Iowa to Sacramento 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Iowa found for this year
20 Sep - 26 Sep
$147pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
17 Sep - 20 Sep
$148pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
17 Sep - 21 Sep
$157pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap American Airlines flights from Iowa to Sacramento

22 Oct - 27 Oct
$528pp
ALO
Waterloo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALO
Waterloo
9 Sep - 12 Sep
$531pp
ALO
Waterloo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ALO
Waterloo
9 Sep - 16 Sep
$532pp
ALO
Waterloo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ALO
Waterloo

Cheap United Airlines flights from Iowa to Sacramento

4 Oct - 11 Oct
$394pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
4 Oct - 11 Oct
$398pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
7 Sep - 14 Sep
$418pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids

Last minute flights from Iowa to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from Iowa, departing today and this week
19 Aug - 22 Aug
$239pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 Aug - 22 Aug
$283pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 Aug - 22 Aug
$284pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to Sacramento
5:26 pm - 7:39 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 13m
DSM - SMF
Frontier
$90
CheapOair
11:02 am - 3:17 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 15m
DSM - SMF
American Airlines
6:27 am - 12:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
7h 33m
DSM - SMF
Multiple Airlines
$247
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Flight FAQs

From Iowa to Sacramento

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sacramento from Iowa?

Sacramento Intl (SMF) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Iowa to Sacramento. It is only a 9.4 mi journey from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Sacramento’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Iowa to Sacramento Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Iowa to Sacramento Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Undisclosed Carrier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Iowa to Sacramento for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to Sacramento for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $147, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

Are there last-minute flights available from Iowa to Sacramento for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Iowa to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Iowa to Sacramento flight route?

The Iowa to Sacramento Intl flight path was viewed by 13 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Iowa to Sacramento one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $80. United Airlines flights start at $161 while deals on American Airlines start at $216 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Iowa to Sacramento?

The cheapest flight price from Iowa to Sacramento is $189. On average you can expect to pay $596. The most popular route, (Des Moines - Sacramento Intl), can usually be booked for $171.

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to Sacramento?

When deciding which route to take from Iowa to Sacramento consider Des Moines - Sacramento Intl, Cedar Rapids - Sacramento Intl or Waterloo - Sacramento Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Iowa to Sacramento?

When booking a flight from Iowa to Sacramento, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sacramento from Iowa?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Sacramento Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Iowa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sacramento Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Iowa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Iowa are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Iowa from Sacramento?

Returning to Iowa from Sacramento Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Iowa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Iowa.

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